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Comfort and Style from Aventura

Mom and son in the mountains

  Hopping rocks in the Blake Skimmer Pant and Flannery Top. I’ve been living in this outfit since spring. I love it!   As an active mom who is ALWAYS on the go with a 6 year old I need comfy clothes. Comfy clothes that allow me to jump on rocks, swing around in the […]

Our Grand Tetons Trip in Pictures

Grand Teton National Park

  A couple weeks ago we returned from 13 days in glorious Grand Teton National Park. Bedge leads a photography workshop there every year, so J-Man and I tag along and we turn it into a family vacation. Grand Teton NP is one of my favorite places. It was one of my first national parks […]

Corona Arch Hike in Moab

Corona Arch hike in Moab, UT

    Corona Arch     Details: Length: 3 miles round trip Hours: 2 – 3 Difficulty: moderate (only because of the steps and ladder) Elevation gain: 440 feet Dog friendly: Yes **There is very little shade along this trail, so plan accordingly. Also, there is a canyon below so be mindful of children and […]

Ecōths Father’s Day Giveaway!

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  Have you ever been on vacation and you planned to get work done while you were gone and, yet, FUN ends up getting in the way? Ok. Maybe that doesn’t happen to you, but this trip I’ve had a hard time buckling down and finding wi-fi to connect to so I can get some […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Happy Mother's Day!

    I just can’t get it together. As much as I try things are popping up left and right preventing me from getting this giveaway going. I wanted to have some grand celebration for Mother’s Day but it’s not happening. I might be procrastinating a bit because Sunday is not only Mother’s Day it […]

Day Tote by Haiku Bags

Haiku Bag Day Tote

  Summer is just around the corner and that means…     I’m pretty sure with all these activities you need a tote, a very large tote, to carry your items.   I have just the tote for you.   The Day Tote by Haiku Bags       This tote is awesome! It’s huge! […]

My Fear Of Bee Stings

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  I tend to be a worrier. Why? I don’t know. I think it’s just my nature and since becoming a mom my worrywart propensity has increased. I don’t know how to shake it. I worry about the obvious stuff…am I parenting well, is J-Man’s needs being met in school, am I feeding him healthy, […]

Sand Dune Arch Hike

Sand Dune Arch - Arches National Park

  Arches National Park is an outdoor playground suited for the entire family. Scenic drives, short hikes, long hikes, backpacking trips and canyoneering adventures can all be found in Arches.   Here is one of the shortest and easiest hikes in Arches.   Sand Dune Arch   This was J-Man’s first hike at 6 weeks […]

10 Ideas for a Fun Filled Easter Basket

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  The Bouncing-Off-The-Walls-Sugar-High-Followed-By-A-Crash Day will be here in a few days. How do you prepare? Do you limit the sugary goodness in your tykes Easter basket or do you just roll with it and figure it’s just one day? J-Man is already full of so much energy that I try to limit his sugar intake. […]

Spring Activities in Moab

  Updated! It’s that time of year when Moab warms up and spring arrives. It’s one of the best times of year to visit Red Rock Country. With these spring days comes more time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, the warm sun and see everything spring has to offer… flowers, caterpillars, birds, […]